Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Yea, a knave, his weapons are wicked, - He, base schemes, hath devised To ruin the oppressed with speeches of falsehood Even when the needy pleadeth, for justice.

New American Standard Bible

As for a rogue, his weapons are evil;
He devises wicked schemes
To destroy the afflicted with slander,
Even though the needy one speaks what is right.

King James Version

The instruments also of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.

Holman Bible

The scoundrel’s weapons are destructive;
he hatches plots to destroy the needy with lies,
even when the poor says what is right.

International Standard Version

Furthermore, the crimes of bad people are evil; and they devise wicked schemes, destroying the poor with lying words, even when needy people plead a just cause.

A Conservative Version

And the instruments of the churl are evil. He devises wicked devices to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaks right.

American Standard Version

And the instruments of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the meek with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.

Amplified


As for the rogue, his weapons are evil;
He conceives wicked plans
To ruin the poor with lies,
Even when the plea of the needy one is just and right.

Bible in Basic English

The designs of the false are evil, purposing the destruction of the poor man by false words, even when he is in the right.

Darby Translation

The instruments also of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the meek with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.

Julia Smith Translation

And the implements of the deceiver are evil: he will meditate counsels to destroy the humble with words of falsehood, and in the needy's speaking judgments.

King James 2000

The schemes also of the schemer are evil: he devises wicked plans to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaks justly.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And a scoundrel, his weapons [are] evil; he plans evil devices to ruin [the] poor with words of deception even when the speech of [the] needy [is] right.

Modern King James verseion

Also the weapons of the fool are evil; he thinks of wicked ways to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaks right.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

These are the perilous weapons of the covetous, these be his shameful counsels: that he may beguile the poor with deceitful works, yea, even there as he should give sentence with the poor.

NET Bible

A deceiver's methods are evil; he dreams up evil plans to ruin the poor with lies, even when the needy are in the right.

New Heart English Bible

The ways of the scoundrel are evil. He devises wicked devices to destroy the humble with lying words, even when the needy speaks right.

Webster

The instruments also of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.

World English Bible

The ways of the scoundrel are evil. He devises wicked devices to destroy the humble with lying words, even when the needy speaks right.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the miser -- his instruments are evil, He hath counselled wicked devices, To corrupt the poor with lying sayings, Even when the needy speaketh justly.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
also of the churl
כּלי כּילי 
Kiylay 
Usage: 2

the poor
עני 
`aniy 
Usage: 75

with lying
שׁקר 
Sheqer 
Usage: 113

אמר 
'emer 
Usage: 49

H34
אביון 
'ebyown 
Usage: 61

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

References

Hastings

Context Readings

The Kingdom Of Righteousness

6 For, a base man, with baseness, will speak, And, his heart, will practise iniquity, - Practising profanity, And speaking, against Yahweh that which misleadeth, Emptying the soul of the hungry, And the drink of the thirsty, he causeth to fail; 7 Yea, a knave, his weapons are wicked, - He, base schemes, hath devised To ruin the oppressed with speeches of falsehood Even when the needy pleadeth, for justice. 8 But, a noble man, noble things, hath devised, - And, he, upon noble things, will stand,


Cross References

Jeremiah 5:26-28

For there have been found among my people lawless men, - One lieth in wait, as with the stooping of fowlers, They have set a trap, they capture men:

Isaiah 5:23

Who justify the lawless, for a bribe, - Whereas the righteousness of the righteous, they take from him.

1 Kings 21:10-14

then let two reckless men take their seats before him, that they may bear witness against him, saying, Thou hast reviled God and king! then shall ye carry him forth and stone him, that he die.

Psalm 10:7-10

With cursing, his mouth is full, and with deceptions and oppression, Under his tongue, are trouble and mischief:

Psalm 64:4-6

To shoot, in secret places, at the blameless one, Suddenly they shoot at him, and fear not.

Psalm 64:4-5

To shoot, in secret places, at the blameless one, Suddenly they shoot at him, and fear not.

Isaiah 1:23

Thy rulers, are unruly, and companions of thieves, Every one of the people, loveth a bribe, and runneth after rewards, - The fatherless, they do not vindicate, And, the plea of the widow, reacheth them not.

Isaiah 59:3-4

For, your hands, are defiled with blood, And, your fingers, with iniquity, - Your lips, have spoken falsehood, and Your tongue, muttereth, perversity.

Isaiah 61:1

The spirit of My Lord Yahweh, is upon me, - Because Yahweh Hath anointed me to tell good tidings to the oppressed, lath sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, To proclaim To captives, liberty, To them who are bound, the opening of the prison;

Jeremiah 18:18

Then said they, - Come ye and let us devise against Jeremiah devices, For the law shall not perish from the priest, Nor, counsel, from the wise, Nor, the word from the prophet: Come and let as smite him with the tongue, And let us not give ear to any of his words!

Micah 2:11

If there be a man, who goeth after wind, and, falsehood, hath woven, saying - I will discourse to thee, concerning wine and strong drink, then shall he become a fountain of discourse unto this people.

Micah 7:2-3

Perished is the man of lovingkindness out of the earth, and, upright among men, is there none, - they all, for bloodshed, lie in wait. Every man - for his brother, do they hunt as for one devoted to destruction.

Matthew 26:4

and they took counsel together, in order that, Jesus, by guile, they might secure, and slay.

Matthew 26:14-16

Then, went one of the twelve, the one called Judas Iscariot, unto the High-priests,

Matthew 26:59-60

Now, the High-priests and all the High-council, were seeking false-witness against Jesus, that they might, put him to death;

Acts 6:11-13

Then, they set on men who were saying - We have heard him speaking profane things against Moses and God.

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